If it wasn't the best sports day in history it was certainly one of the busiest. From tennis to soccer to baseball to tracks to hockey to basketball to boxing, June 9 had everything but football.
The Gold Cup? Fail. Wimbledon? Fail. U.S. Open? Fail. How bad has it become for American sports on the international scene? Bad enough that we might need one of those IMF bailouts.
Jeff MacGregor wants to remind us that when it comes to tennis and freedom, try not to let hype get in the way of perspective.